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Ms. Meier from Richmond VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Becoming Our Best Shelves

My students need shelving and storage for their manipulatives, station games, and books to promote a calm and organized learning environment.

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a low-income, highly diverse neighborhood. Our school population is primarily composed of ethnically diverse students who are recipients of free and reduced-price lunch. We are a Title I focus school that has a large population of ESL and ELL (English Language Learners) students who come from Spanish-speaking backgrounds. Most of my students face adversity in some fashion. However, they remain resilient, eager, and consistently take pride in their academic work. Our school community promotes a safe, caring, and rigorous learning environment.

My Project

In my kindergarten classroom, we use a lot of manipulatives to further explore and reinforce the content we're learning. We use everything from cubes and counters to pine cones and puzzles, but we need storage! The toy storage organizer will be used to house some books, math manipulatives (cubes, teddy bears, counters, etc.), and our toys used during indoor recess and free time. The shelving will be used to store science manipulatives, supplies, and station materials. These storage units will help to keep these objects organized and easily accessible throughout the school day. My students will use the magnetic writing paper to help organize our thoughts before writing. The superhero pennants will help our newly organized classroom look even more stunning.

Your generous donation will help promote an organized, accessible, and calm learning environment for my sweet kiddos!

Thank you so much for supporting my classroom!

Ms. Meier
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tot Tutors WO498 Elements Collection Wood Toy Storage Organizer, X-Large, Grey/Blues • Amazon Business $72.99 1 $72.99
AmazonBasics 4-Shelf Shelving Unit - Chrome • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Handwriting Paper • Amazon Business $24.51 1 $24.51
AmazonBasics 3-Shelf Shelving Unit - Chrome • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Out of This Universe Superhero Pennant Banner Decoration • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$178.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.26

Total project goal

$248.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.39

7 Donors

-$244.86

Donations toward project cost

-$211.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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